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Old 18-07-2010, 20:04   #81
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How on earth did the citroen make it without falling over? They must have had a safety escort.

Have to say that if the stability issues were sorted I thought JC's was the best

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Old 18-07-2010, 20:05   #82
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I thought it was pretty poor this week and I just wish they would come up with some new ideas, Its almost as if they can't be bothered and that they would rather be doing something else, Still enjoy the chemistry between the 3 of them tho as I always do

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Old 18-07-2010, 20:10   #83
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I thought it was good fun this week, but there is no denying the format is on it's last legs, a reboot is very much needed.
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The motor homes stuff was very funny but the rest was quite bland including the Andy Garcia interview. I would like to have seen them being built as it felt like the film had been cut in half with them starting at the service station.
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its all just TOOOOOOOO scripted. It just sucks any humour out of the interaction between the three of them.
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another fire? Who would have thought....
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Well my mother was nearly wetting herself again and it seems obvious what is happening. Since the cancellation of Last of the Summer Wine, their audience needs a show with 3 old blokes cocking about...
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I really enjoyed it this week, found it really good fun
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Some very funny bits but I'd agree that it feels overly scripted in places - the fire and the cliff especially. The fact that it felt scripted didn't stop me from laughing like an idiot while those things were going on though.
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This has been past its best before date for some time, the obvious setups and scripted 'antics' just dont wash with me anymore. Its fun in places but you can only act up like this for so long.
Even the trailers are starting to rile, that one with the guy supposedly passing them filming on a dual carriageway, acting like an over excited 14yr old gasping for air.
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I thought Jeremy driving the hideously unstable Citroen on the motorway was one of the funniest Top Gear moments for ages.
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Very funny but nothing feels spontaneous anymore
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The Top Gear team have been trying to communicate for a while that what you currently get is the only Top Gear you will get from them and that they aren't going to change because of the number of moans on the internet that they 'aren't as good as they used to be'.

By practically remaking a previous episode last night, even down to the fire, I think that was them making it as obvious as they can get that they are not going to change. For those hanging on in the hope that they will change the formula, it was a most obvious statement that if you really are hoping for a 'new Top Gear' to emerge, you're wasting your time watching every week.

I still found it good watching and funny, and far better than most TV out there.
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Not funny, boring, at least James May apologised for wasting our time.

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yep pretty dull nowadays. I stll like the news section though and the odd time they do actually drive and review a car.

But the camper thing was just crap. How could you nail a plank of wood over a filler cap and then claim you didnt realise it?

Oh look a cliff, i wonder what will happen now.

yawn

They should just dump all the budget into 2 or 3 of the big world specials now, which are genuinly entertaining, and ditch the regular series completely.

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The Top Gear team have been trying to communicate for a while that what you currently get is the only Top Gear you will get from them and that they aren't going to change because of the number of moans on the internet that they 'aren't as good as they used to be'.
Until their audience figures start to drop that is ...
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Have to say I dont think anything needs changing, I find it just as entertaining now as I did 5 seasons ago. If you dont like it dont watch it is my advice, theres tons of other channels and programs to watch.

Even at its worst its still miles better than 99% of the other crap recorded in this country.
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Well I thought it was good. James May wetting himself at Clarkson's driving cracked me up
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Well I thought it was good. James May wetting himself at Clarkson's driving cracked me up
I don't think I have seen him laugh so much, he also came out with a great gag during the news bit.
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Have to say I dont think anything needs changing, I find it just as entertaining now as I did 5 seasons ago. If you dont like it dont watch it is my advice, theres tons of other channels and programs to watch.

Even at its worst its still miles better than 99% of the other crap recorded in this country.
agree totally
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